Contact Us
Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY

Nearby Towns

news

Cuomo: State Of Emergency Order Includes Westchester

A look at Winter Weather Warnings and Advisories by county.
A look at Winter Weather Warnings and Advisories by county. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

With winds whipping up and snow continuing to fall, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a State of Emergency for downstate New York, which includes Westchester County.

With the “bomb cyclone” battering the Hudson Valley, Cuomo was forced to declare the State of Emergency in New York City, Westchester and Long Island, noting that “this is not a normal storm.”

Metro-North is reporting delays on all three Hudson Valley lines flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport have been temporarily suspended due to high winds.

Cuomo - and local governments - have asked that area residents keep clear of all roadways as crews continue attempting to clear snow amidst wind gusts nearing 40 mph. The governor warned that the storm is only expected to increase in strength as the day goes on.

“Snow is one thing. We can handle snow. It’s snow plus the wind which is going to cause the trouble today,” he said. “The situation is going to get worse as the day goes on.”

The evening commute is also expected to be a dangerous one, with snow continuing until early evening and strong, gusty winds with the potential to cause power outages.

Metro-North reported at 11:45 a.m. delays of 30 minutes on the Harlem and New Haven lines and said Hudson Line northbound train service is not making station stops at Riverdale, Ludlow, Glenwood, and Greystone due to downed trees and a switch failure.

Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Armonk Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Armonk Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.